• Sourcing
  • Fleet Expert
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance
  • Six Sigma Quality
  • Operations
  • Security
  • Distribution
  • Facilities
  • Business Development
  • Acquisition Integration


  • BA, Eastern Kentucky University
  • GE Financial Management
  • Six Sigma Quality Black Belt

Peter G. Key

Senior Vice President of Paladin Associates and seasoned senior executive with over 28 years of multi-functional leadership in manufacturing, construction, security, sales and distribution, financial services and information technology services.


  • North American CPO for global meter manufacturing company
  • VP of Sourcing and Crisis Management for GE Information Technology Solutions
  • At GE Appliance Distribution Services, created and directed transportation negotiation strategy, delivering over $200 million in operating savings
  • Recently negotiated fleet contract reducing costs by 14%
  • Implemented sourcing processes aligning suppliers with strategic company goals
  • Introduced Six Sigma sourcing processes for all indirect purchases
  • Implemented ‘Bullet Train’ teams to reduce waste and supplier bill rates
  • In less than 2 years, reduced direct material costs by 24%, while developing new supply chains and overseeing the relocation of operations to Mexico
  • Led several successful Purchasing Card implementations
  • Implemented digitized ERP and purchasing processes including e-sourcing, EDI, EFT, P-card and e P-card